• Russia makes counteroffer in Brittney Griner deal, report says

    16 days ago - By Wood TV

    Russia has reportedly given the U.S. a counteroffer that would add a convicted murderer to a potential deal that would bring WNBA star Brittney Griner and former Marine Paul Whelan back to the U.S., according to CNN .
    The U.S. says it offered Russia a "substantial proposal," that reportedly would have sent convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, also known as the "Merchant of Death," back to Russia for Griner and Whelan.
    Now, CNN is reporting that Russia is also asking for Vadim Krasikov , a Russian military colonel convicted of murdering a Chechen fighter in 2019. Krasikov was...
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  • Trump Rips Proposed Swap of Russian Arms Dealer for Brittney Griner: She's a ‘Spoiled Person' Who Was ‘Loaded Up With Drugs'

    Trump Rips Proposed Swap of Russian Arms Dealer for Brittney Griner: She's a ‘Spoiled Person' Who Was ‘Loaded Up With Drugs'

    16 days ago - By Mediaite

    Former President Donald Trump trashed the reported prisoner swap the Biden administration is considering to secure the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner and former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan .
    Trump took on a broad range of topics Friday at his Bedminster golf club, where he spoke to Clay Travis and Buck Sexton - ahead of the first round of a tournament put on by Saudi-backed LIV Golf. One subject that came up was the report saying the White House intends to release convicted arms dealer Viktor Bout to the Russian government in exchange for Griner and Whelan's freedom from their current...
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